D.R.I.V.E. for Communication

Use the D.R.I.V.E. personality system when you prepare presentations to really connect with your audience and be more profitable.


Woody Woodward

Woody Woodward dropped out of high school at age 16, was a millionaire by 26 and flat broke by age 27. After clawing his way out of financial ruin, he built four different multi-million dollar companies before he turned 40. Through overcoming this adversity, Mr. Woodward has become a bestselling author of forty-one books about turning tragedy into triumph. He has shared his cutting-edge techniques on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and Forbes. As a perpetual entrepreneur and product developer he studied the influence of relationships in regards to buying habits, decision making, and product loyalty. He used this information to create D.R.I.V.E.


Instructor Woody Woodward outlines how to make the perfect speech that will absolutely amaze people. Woody provides you with the tools you need to know from “mind mapping,” to the “stackable close.” You will learn the do’s and don’ts of creating a PowerPoint, stage presence, and speaking style. With this course, it is possible to dramatically increase your public speaking prowess to keep the audience engaged, entertained and interested in how your product will transform their lives.

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    See how well you know D.R.I.V.E. and how much you still have to learn.

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    Training Introduction and D.R.I.V.E. Recap

    Instructor Woody Woodward provides a brief recap of the D.R.I.V.E. system and what this course will offer.

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    Questions to Ask Yourself

    More about D.R.I.V.E., as well as a few key questions to ask yourself before preparing a speech.

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      How to Build Trust and The Stages of Belief

      This segment covers how to build trust with your audience and how the five different stages of belief can affect your presentation.

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      The Law of Engagement

      Woody covers the Law of Engagement and provides a few examples of different “grabbers” you can use to get the attention of the audience.

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      Law of Engagement Continued

      The instructor highlights additional things you can do to make your speech interesting and appealing to the audience.

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      This section showcases some design do’s and don’ts when creating the PowerPoint for your speech.

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      Top Ten Preparations for Speaking

      Woody covers some steps you can take before presenting, as well as the difference between a hard and a soft topic.

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      Mind Mapping

      Woody discusses why mind mapping is one of the best strategies to use when creating the outline of your speech.

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      Speaking Preparations Continued

      This segment contains additional insider tips to help prepare yourself before speaking.

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      Twenty Things Every Speaker Should Know and Practice

      Woody showcases twenty different tips you can utilize to make your speech a success.

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      You Are Never Afraid of What You Know

      The instructor reminds the audience that people are usually most afraid of speaking when they are not as knowledgeable as they should be about their topic.

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      The Five C's of Story Telling and How to Handle Objections

      Woody discusses the five “C’s” of storytelling, as well as how to handle hecklers in the audience.

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      The Hero's Journey

      Learn how to use Hero’s Journey as a successful formula to tell a gripping story from the introduction, to the resurrection and finally, the return with the elixir.

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      Twenty-One Plot Suggestions

      Woody provides twenty-one different plot examples to help jump-start the imaginations of the audience.

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      Where to Find Stories

      This segment highlights a few different sources where it is possible to get high-quality sources to enhance your speech.

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      Story Structure Case Study

      Woody walks through a real-life case study on how to tell an engaging story.

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      Speaking Question and Answer

      Woody answers a handful of questions asked by the studio audience.

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      Speaking Question and Answer Continued

      Woody answers more audience questions and shares his experience and knowledge.

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      Speaking Process Recap

      Learn the “flow” your speech should follow, as well as how to handle objections.

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      Know Your Audience's D.R.I.V.E.

      Woody reminds the audience why it is so crucial to target the different D.R.I.V.E. types when speaking to a large crowd.

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      Jam Case Study

      Sometimes, too many product choices turn the audience away. The instructor will teach you how to work around that and offer the right product for everyone.

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      Closing is the most important part of each speech. Woody will teach you the key components you will need to make your closing shine.

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      Stackable Close

      Closing is the most important part of each speech. Woody will teach you the key components you will need to make your closing memorable and profitable.

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      Stackable Close Continued

      Woody shares additional information about what a successful stackable close looks like.

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      Bonuses and Transparency

      Woody demonstrates how being transparent helps you appear more credible and trustworthy to the audience.

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      Dos and Don'ts of Closing

      The instructor highlights some key things you should do when closing…and some things you must avoid at all costs.

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      National Conference Speech

      Woody invites the studio and at-home audience to watch the best, most profitable speech he has ever performed and critique it in their minds.

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      Speech Commentary Introduction

      Woody thanks the audience for watching his speech and encourages them to watch his “director’s cut” of how he views the speech and what made it so successful.

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      National Speech Commentary

      Learn from this “director’s cut” of the speech the instructor feels was his most successful to date. Why did it work so well and how can you find the same success in your presentations?

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